Import Bill Reduced By U.S.$1 Billion

[The Herald] Nduduzo Tshuma -Zimbabwe has reduced its import bill by $1 billion since the enactment of Statutory Instrument 64 of 2016, which restricts the importation of locally available products, Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa has said. Officiall…

[The Herald] Nduduzo Tshuma -Zimbabwe has reduced its import bill by $1 billion since the enactment of Statutory Instrument 64 of 2016, which restricts the importation of locally available products, Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa has said. Officially opening the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF) International Business Conference here yesterday, VP Mnangagwa said Government was working on long-term measures to complement SI64 to boost production and accelerate economic recovery.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Harare Giants Dynamos Beef Up Board

[The Herald] HARARE giants Dynamos, seeking to revive their fortunes during the 2017 season, have strengthened their administrative structures by adding new faces to both their executive committee and the board of directors.

[The Herald] HARARE giants Dynamos, seeking to revive their fortunes during the 2017 season, have strengthened their administrative structures by adding new faces to both their executive committee and the board of directors.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Musila Accuses Kalonzo for Loss to Malombe

[Nation] Kitui senator David Musila has blamed Wiper Party Leader Kalonzo Musyoka for his loss in the contest for the party’s Kitui gubernatorial ticket and promised to consult his supporters on his next political move.

[Nation] Kitui senator David Musila has blamed Wiper Party Leader Kalonzo Musyoka for his loss in the contest for the party's Kitui gubernatorial ticket and promised to consult his supporters on his next political move.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Death Toll in Malili Crash Now 8

[Nation] Death toll in the Thursday morning crash involving a mini bus and a lorry near Malili shopping centre on the Nairobi-Mombasa highway has risen to eight.

[Nation] Death toll in the Thursday morning crash involving a mini bus and a lorry near Malili shopping centre on the Nairobi-Mombasa highway has risen to eight.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Legislators, Cabinet Clash Over Declaring State of Emergency As Hunger Worsens

[Observer] Parliament has passed a motion seeking to declare a state of emergency in the country over the hunger. Last evening, the legislators voted in favour of a motion moved by Kumi woman MP Monica Amoding, stating that government has failed to han…

[Observer] Parliament has passed a motion seeking to declare a state of emergency in the country over the hunger. Last evening, the legislators voted in favour of a motion moved by Kumi woman MP Monica Amoding, stating that government has failed to handle the situation and people are suffering from hunger.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Magistrate Simusamba Aborts Court After Hichilema Supporters Call Him Cadre

Opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema’s hope to see the outside world has suffered a major blow this morning after a furious magistrate David Simusamba abruptly adjourned the matter to next week Thursday. Simusamba reacted angrily to murmurs “Cadre! Cadre! Cadre!” by … Continued

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Opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema’s hope to see the outside world has suffered a major blow this morning after a furious magistrate David Simusamba abruptly adjourned the matter to next week Thursday. Simusamba reacted angrily to murmurs “Cadre! Cadre! Cadre!” by suspected UPND supporters in the gallery. The magistrate has instead punished Hichilema for the ‘sins’ of his supporters. By next week, Hichilema would be heading towards a month behind bars for a non-bailable offence. The opposition leader was arrested three weeks ago and is charged with treason among other offences. The post Magistrate Simusamba Aborts Court After Hichilema Supporters Call Him Cadre appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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Rugby Union’s Appointments Spark Controversy

[The Herald] ZIMBABWE Rugby Union’s appointment of a new chief executive has torched controversy following a process that was flawed, with three people getting employed from the job interview.

[The Herald] ZIMBABWE Rugby Union's appointment of a new chief executive has torched controversy following a process that was flawed, with three people getting employed from the job interview.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Reps Probe NIA Over N15 Billion

[Daily Trust] The House of Representatives yesterday mandated its committee on national intelligence and public safety to investigate the National Intelligence Agency (NIA) over the N15 billion recently recovered by the Economic and Financial Crimes Co…

[Daily Trust] The House of Representatives yesterday mandated its committee on national intelligence and public safety to investigate the National Intelligence Agency (NIA) over the N15 billion recently recovered by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) at Osborne Street, Ikoyi, Lagos.

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